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Whistleblowing policy

icddr,b whistleblowing policy provides protection for staff or other individuals reporting possible misdeeds.

icddr,b encourages an open and transparent environment, and expects staff to act honestly and with integrity at all times.

We require employees, seconded scientists, guest investigators, students, consultants and vendors to comply with all legal requirements, our Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, and any applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

We strongly encourage and support individuals to report any non-compliance issue. Our whistleblowing policy provides guidance and procedures for reporting non-compliance. It also details how we aim to protect any individual who reports an issue from risk or retaliation.

icddr,b core values are Excellence, Integrity, and Inclusivity, and is responsible for maintaining higher standard of behaviors among its staff. Therefore, non-compliance, wrongdoing or possible misconduct needs to be reported. This can be done by:

Filling out the attached Form and emailing it to whistleblowing@icddrb.org


Calling the 24-hour Hotline +880 (0)2-2222-77001 to 10 Ext: 5555, or by dialing 16340 and then dialing the extension 5555 from a mobile phone or landline.